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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Melbourne, VIC, Australia

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MelbourneThe Australian Ballet: Spartacus

Khachaturian: Spartacus
Lucas Jervies; Australian Ballet

MelbourneNew World Symphony

Mills, Schumann, Dvořák
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; Xian Zhang; Benjamin Grosvenor; Tianyi Lu

MelbourneIlya Gringolts plays Paganini

Bach C.P.E., Paganini, Vivaldi, Bartók
Australian Chamber Orchestra; Ilya Gringolts; Timo-Veikko Valve; Julian Thompson

MelbournePelléas et Mélisande

Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande
Richard Mills; Elizabeth Hill; Victorian Opera; Candice MacAllister; Siobhan Stagg; Angus Wood

MelbourneChristopher Moore

Grandage, Mozart, Brahms
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; Sophie Rowell; Christopher Moore

MelbourneStravinsky's Firebird

Stravinsky, Bartók
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; Jukka-Pekka Saraste; Dejan Lazić
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Opera Australia’s Tosca highlights the tyranny of evil Scarpia

Marco Vratogna (Scarpia) © Jeff Busby
Remarkable singers and magnificent sets successfully transpose Puccini’s Tosca to Nazi-occupied Rome, bringing home the horror of tyranny and how possible it is to occur.
****1
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Opera Australia's beautiful La traviata returns to Melbourne

Corinne Winters (Violetta) © Jeff Busby
The quality cast purred, but glorious roars are required to jolt audiences from placid enjoyment of Opera Australia’s gorgeous 24-year-old production of this Verdi classic.
***11
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Sir Andrew Davis leads Elgar’s Gerontius in Melbourne

Sir Andrew Davis © Lucas Dawson
The double choir triumphs in the MSO’s massive, mostly successful attack on an English choral masterpiece all too rarely performed in Australia.
***11
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Soloists and orchestra shine in MSO Opening Gala

Stuart Skelton © Simon Fernandez
A celebration of composer, soloist and orchestral excellence in an eclectic, if slightly eccentric, gala opening program to launch the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra's 2018 season.
****1
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Bartók and Shostakovich with power and precision in Melbourne

Alina Ibragimova © Eva Vermandel
Pitch-perfect Bartók by Ibragimova and a boldly expansive reading of Shostakovich's Fifth by Hrůša made for an insightful evening's reflection on musical early modernity.
****1
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Fraternity and frivolity: from Bizet to Elgar in Melbourne

Benjamin Northey © Ross Calia
Under Benjamin Northey's baton and Kristian Chong's fingers, Bizet's Carmen Suite and Saint-Saëns' Second Piano Concerto dazzle, but it's Elgar's Sospiri and Enigma Variations that truly made the evening.
***11
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